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Legaspi, J. C., C. Mannion, D. Amalin and B. C. Legaspi, Jr.  2011.   Life table analysis and development of Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) under different constant temperatures. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(3): 451-458.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, B. C. Jr., and J. C. Legaspi.  2010.  Field-level validation of a CLIMEX model for the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) using estimated larval growth rates. Environmental Entomology. 39(2): 368-377.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C.  2010.  A preliminary investigation of giant red mustard (Brassica juncea) as a deterrent of silverleaf whitefly oviposition. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(3): 262-271.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., L. Kanga and B. C. Legaspi, Jr.  2010.  Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana, Paecilomyces fumosoroseus as entomopathogens of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 62: 27-33.  Link to PDF

Miller, T. E. X., J. C. Legaspi and B. C. Legaspi, Jr.  2010.  Experimental test of biotic resistance to an invasive herbivore provided by potential plant mutualists. Biological Invasions. 12: 3563-3577. DOI 10.1007/s10530-010-9751-6 ; published online 10 April 2010  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., I. Baez and B. C. Legaspi, Jr.  2009.  Phenology and egg production of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): comparison of field census data and life stage development in the field. Journal of Entomological Science. 44(4): 341-352.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., Baez, I., and B. C. Legaspi.  2009.  Reproduction, Longevity, and Survival of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102(3):445-449.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., and B. C. Legaspi.  2008.  Ovigeny in Selected Generalist Predators.  Florida Entomologist 91(1):133-135.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., and I. Baez.  2008.  Intercropping Sunflower Varieties with Bell Pepper: Effect on Populations of Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and Thrips. Subtropical Plant Science, 60:13-20.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., Baez, I., and B. C. Legaspi.  2008.  Phenology of the Blue Cactus Moth, Melitara prodenialis (Lepidopera: Pyralidae).  Subtropical Plant Science 60:66-68.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., Legaspi, B. C., Simmons, A. M., and M. Soumare.  2008.  Life table analysis for immatures and female adults of the predatory beetle, Delphastus catalinae, feeding on whiteflies under three constant temperatures.  Journal of Insect Science 8(7):1-9.  Link to PDF

Simmons, A. M., Legaspi, J. C., and B. C. Legaspi.  2008.  Responses of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), to Relative Humidity: Oviposition, Hatch, and Immature Survival.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(2):378-383.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., and B. C. Legaspi.  2007.  Life Table Analysis for Cactoblastis cactorum Immatures and Female Adults under Five Constant Temperatures: Implications for Pest Management.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100(4):497-505.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., Gardner, C., Queeley, G., Leppla, N., Cuda, J., and B. C. Legaspi.  2007. Effect of Organic and Chemical Fertilizers on Growth and Yield of Hot Pepper, and Insect Pests and Their Natural Enemies.  Subtropical Plant Science, 59:74-84.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., Simmons, A. M., and B. C. Legaspi.  2006.  Prey Preference by Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): Effects of Plant Species and Prey Strategies.  Florida Entomologist 89(2):218-222.  Link to PDF

Shapiro, J. P. and J. C. Legaspi.  2006.  Assessing Biochemical Fitness of Predator Podisus maculiventris(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Relation to Food Quality: Effects of Five Species of Prey.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99:321-326.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C. and B. C. Legaspi.  2005.  Body Weights and Egg Loads in Field-Collected Podisus maculiventris(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae).  Florida Entomologist 88:38-42.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, B. C. and J. C. Legaspi.  2005.  Foraging Behavior of Field Populations of Diadegma Spp. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): Testing for Density-Dependence at Two Spatial Scales.  Journal of Entomological Science 40:295-306.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C. and B. C. Legaspi.  2005.  Life Table Analysis for Podisus maculiventrisImmatures and Female Adults under Four Constant Temperatures.  Environmental Entomology 34:990-998.  Link to PDF

Shapiro, J. P. and J. C. Legaspi.  2005.  Food Quality and Reproductive Fitness of the Predator Podisus maculiventris.  Abstracts of the 2005 Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting Presentations, 88th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society, Fort Myers, Florida, July 24-27, 2005.  Link to PDF

Head, J. E., J. C. Legaspi, and J. P. Shapiro.  2004.  Body weight and biochemical comparisons of field and laboratory populations of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae).  Abstracts of the 2004 Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting Presentations, 87th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, July 25-28, 2004.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C.  2004.  Life History of Podisus maculiventris(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) Adult Females Under Different Constant Temperatures.  Environmental Entomology 33:1200-1206.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C. and B. C. Legaspi.  2004.  Does a Polyphagous Predator Prefer Prey Species That Confer Reproductive Advantage?: Case Study of Podisus maculiventris.  Environmental Entomology 33:1401-1409.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., J. P. Shapiro, and B. C. Legaspi.  2004.  Biochemical Comparison of Field and Laboratory Populations of Podisus maculiventris(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Florida.  Southwestern Entomologist 29:301-303.  Link to PDF

Simmons, A. M. and J. C. Legaspi.  2004.  Survival and Predation of Delphastus catalinae(Coleoptera: Coceinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae), After Exposure to a Rangeof Constant Temperatures.  Environmental Entomology 33:839-843.  Link to PDF

Meagher, R. L. and J. C. Legaspi.  2003.  Within-Field Distribution of Three Homopteran Species in TexasSugarcane.  Southwestern Entomologist 28:1-10.  Link to PDF

Setamou, M., J. S. Bernal, T. E. Mirkov, and J. C. Legaspi.  2003.  Effects of Snowdrop Lectin on Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Life History Parameters.  Journal of Economic Entomology 96:950-956.  Link to PDF

Setamou, M., J. S. Bernal, J. C. Legaspi, and T. E. Mirkov.  2002.  Effects of Snowdrop Lectin (Galanthus nivalisAgglutinin) Expressed in Transgenic Sugarcane on Fitness of Cotesia flavipes(Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a Parasitoid of the Nontarget Pest Diatraea saccharalis(Lepidoptera: Crambidae).  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 95:75-83.  Link to PDF

Setamou, M., J. S. Bernal, J. C. Legaspi, and T. E. Mirkov.  2002.  Parasitism and Location of Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) by Cotesia flavipes(Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on Transgenic and Conventional Sugarcane.  Environmental Entomology 31:1219-1225.  Link to PDF

Setamou, M., J. S. Bernal, J. C. Legaspi, T. E. Mirkov, and B. C. Legaspi.  2002.  Evaluation of Lectin-Expressing Transgenic Sugarcane Against Stalkborers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): Effects on Life History Parameters.  Journal of Economic Entomology 95:469-477.  Link to PDF

Harbison, J. L., J. C. Legaspi, S. L. Fabritius, R. R. Saldana, B. C. Legaspi, and A. Enkegaard.  2001.  Effects of Age and Host Number on Reproductive Biology of Allorhogas pyralophagus(Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Attacking the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).  Environmental Entomology 30:129-135.  Link to PDF

Lauziere, I., J. C. Legaspi, B. C. Legaspi , J. W. Smith, and W. A. Jones.  2001.  Life-History Studies of Lydella jalisco(Diptera: Tachinidae), a Parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).  Biocontrol 46:71-90.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., M. A. Ciomperlik, and B. C. Legaspi.  2001.  Field Cage Evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a Predator of Citrus Blackfly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Eggs.  Southwestern Entomologist 26:171-172.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., J. V. French, A. G. Zuniga , and B. C. Legaspi.  2001.  Population Dynamics of the Citrus Leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella(Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and Its Natural Enemies in Texasand Mexico.  Biological Control 21:84-90.  Link to PDF

French, J. V. and J. C. Legaspi.  2000.  Management of Citrus Leafminer on TexasCitrus.  Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture IX Congres, Orlando, Florida, 3-7 Dec 2000. (World Meeting Number 004 0634):836.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Legaspi, I.Lauziere , and W. A. Jones.  2000.  Jalisco Fly for Biological Control of Mexican Rice Borer in Sugarcane and Other Graminaceous Crops.  Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 20:64-70.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, B. C., J. C. Legaspi, I.Lauziere , W. A. Jones, and R. R. Saldana.  2000.  Jalisco Fly as a Parasitoid of the Mexican Rice Borer on Different Host Plants.  Southwestern Entomologist 25:77-79.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Legaspi, I. Lauziere , J. W. Smith, L. A. Rodriguez-Del-Bosque, and W. A. Jones.  2000.  Jalisco Fly Parasite to Control Mexican Rice Borer in Texas Sugarcane,  pp. 213-218 In A. Knutson and J. W. J. Smith [eds.], Biological Control Program. TexasExtension Service. Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Legaspi, I. Lauziere , J. W. Smith, L. A. Rodriguez-Del-Bosque, W. A. Jones, and R. R. Saldana.  2000.  Incidence of Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and Jalisco Fly Parasite (Diptera: Tachinidae) in Mexico.  Southwestern Entomologist 25:21-30.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Legaspi, and R. R. Saldana.  2000.  Evaluation of Steinernema riobravis(Nematoda: Steinernematidae) Against the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).  Journal of Entomological Science 35:141-149.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., T. J. Poprawski, and B. C. Legaspi.  2000.  Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Beauveria bassianaagainst Sugarcane Stalkborers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.  Journal of Economic Entomology 93:54-59.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., J. V. French, M. E. Schauff, and J. B. Woolley.  1999.  The Citrus Leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella(Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in South Texas: Incidence and Parasitism.  Florida Entomologist 82:305-316.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Legaspi, J. E. Irvine, J. Johnson, R. L. Meagher, and N. Rozeff.  1999.  Stalkborer Damage on Yield and Quality of Sugarcane in LowerRio GrandeValleyof Texas.  Journal of Economic Entomology 92:228-234.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Legaspi, and R. R. Saldana.  1999.  Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Biorational Insecticides against the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and a Parasitoid (Hymenoptera: Braconidae).  Journal of Economic Entomology 92:804-810.  Link to PDF

Goolsby, J. A., M. A. Ciomperlik, B. C. Legaspi, J. C. Legaspi, and L. E. Wendel.  1998.  Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Exotic Parasitoids of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Biotype "B") (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.  Biological Control 12:127-135.  Link to PDF

Goolsby, J., J. C. Legaspi, and B. C. Legaspi.  1998.  Quarantine Evaluation of Exotic Parasites of the Sweetpotato Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci(Gennadius).  Southwestern Entomologist 21:13-21.  Link to PDF

Greenberg, S. M., J. C. Legaspi, D. A. Nordlund, Z. X. Wu, B. Legaspi, and R. Saldana.  1998.  Evaluation of Trichogramma Spp. (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) Against Two Pyralid Stemborers of TexasSugarcane.  Journal of Entomological Science 33:158-164.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C. and B. C. Legaspi.  1998.  Life History Trade-Offs in Insects with Emphasis on Podisus maculiventris(Say) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae).  , pp. 71-87 In M. Coll, J. R. Ruberson, and D. Rosen [eds.], Predatory Heteroptera: Their Ecology and Use in Biological Control . Entomological Society of America, Lanham, Md.  Link to PDF

O'neil, R. J., K. L. Giles, J. J. Obrycki, D. L. Mahr, J. C. Legaspi, and K. Katovich.  1998.  Evaluation of the Quality of Four Commercially Available Natural Enemies.  Biological Control 11:1-8.  Link to PDF

Poprawski, T. J., J. C. Legaspi, and P. E. Parker.  1998.  Influence of Entomopathogenic Fungi on Serangium parcesetosum(Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), an Important Predator of Whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae).  Environmental Entomology 27:785-795.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, B. C., J. C. Legaspi, R. I. Carruthers, J. Goolsby, J. Hadman, W. Jones , D. Murden, and L. Wendel.  1997.  Areawide Population Dynamics of Silverleaf Whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) and Its Parasitoids in the LowerRio GrandeValleyof Texas.  Journal of Entomological Science 32:445-459.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Jr. Legaspi, E. C. King, and R. R. Saldana.  1997.  Mexican Rice Borer, Eoreuma loftini(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas: Its History and Control.  Subtropical Plant Science: Journal of the Rio GrandeValleyHorticultural Society 49:53-64.  Link to PDF

Goolsby, J., J. C. Legaspi, and B. C. Legaspi.  1996.  Quarantine Evaluation of Exotic Parasitoids of the Sweetpotato Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci(Gennadius).  Southwestern Entomologist 21:13-21.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., J. A. Correa, R. I. Canuthers, B. C. Legaspi, and D. A. Nordlund.  1996.  Effect of Short-Term Releases of Chrysoperla rufilabris (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) Against Silverleaf Whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in Field Cages.  Journal of Entomological Science 31:102-111.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Jr. Legaspi, R. I. Carruthers, J. Goolsby, W. A. Jones, A. A. Kirk, C. Moomaw, T. J. Poprawski, R. A. Ruiz, and N. S. Talekar.  1996. Foreign Exploration for Natural Enemies of Bemisia tabacifrom Southeast Asia.  Subtropical Plant Science: Journal of the Rio GrandeValleyHorticultural Society 48:43-48.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., B. C. Legaspi, R. L. Meagher, and M. A. Ciomperlik.  1996.  Evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a Biological Control Agent of the Silverleaf Whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae).  Environmental Entomology 25:1421-1427.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., D. A. Nordlund, and B. C. Legaspi.  1996.  Tri-Trophic Interactions and Predation Rates in Chrysoperla Spp Attacking the Silverleaf Whitefly.  Southwestern Entomologist 21:33-42.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., R. J. O'Neil, and B. C. Legaspi.  1996.  Trade-Offs in Body Weights, Egg Loads, and Fat Reserves of Field-Collected Podisus maculiventris(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae).  Environmental Entomology 25:155-164.  Link to PDF

O'Neil, R. J., K. Nagarajan, R. N. Wiedenmann, and J. C. Legaspi.  1996.  A Simulation Model of Podisus maculiventris(Say) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) and Mexican Bean Beetle, Epilachna varivestis(Mulsant) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), Population Dynamics in Soybean, Glycine max (L).  Biological Control 6:330-339.  Link to PDF

Wiedenmann, R. N., J. C. Legaspi, and R. J. O'Neil.  1996.  Impact of Prey Density and Facultative Plant Feeding on the Life History of the Predator Podisus maculiventris(Say).  , pp. 89-113 In O. Alomar and R. N. Wiedenmann [eds.], Zoophytophagous Heteroptera: Implications for Life History and Integrated Pest Management. Entomological Society of America, Lanham, Md.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., R. I. Carruthers, and D. A. Nordlund.  1994.  Life-History of Chrysoperla rufilabris(Neuroptera, Chrysopidae) Provided Sweet-Potato Whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera, Aleyrodidae) and Other Food.  Biological Control 4:178-184.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C. and R. J. O'Neil.  1994.  Developmental Response of Nymphs of Podisus maculiventris(Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) Reared With Low Numbers of Prey.  Environmental Entomology 23:374-380.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C. and R. J. O'Neil.  1994.  Lipids and Egg Production of Podisus maculiventris(Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) Under Low Rates of Predation.  Environmental Entomology 23:1254-1259.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C., V. Russell, and B. C. Legaspi.  1994.  Microscopic Examination of the Spermatheca as an Indicator of Mating Success in Podisus maculiventris(Say).  Southwestern Entomologist 19:189-190.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C. and R. J. O'Neil.  1993.  Life-History of Podisus maculiventrisGiven Low Numbers of Epilachna varivestisas Prey.  Environmental Entomology 22:1192-1200.  Link to PDF

Legaspi, J. C.  1991.  Life History and Fat Reserves of Podisus maculiventris. Ph.D. dissertation.   PurdueUniversity.


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